Nadiya Hussain fights back tears as she reveals adorable ‘get well soon’ gift from her son

Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain has posted a video on Instagram detailing her son's thoughtful gesture.

Nadiya Hussain has shared an emotional video revealing her son’s thoughtful gesture while she was suffering from a bout of sickness.

The video, which was posted to Instagram, shows a homemade card with the note, ‘4 U MA’, sweetly written across it. Nadiya then reaches out her hand to lift the A4 paper card, revealing an inhaler and a chamber hidden underneath.

The Great British Bake Off star elaborates on the story behind the cute but rather unorthodox gift in the video, explaining: ‘I’ve been feeling pretty poorly the last couple of days and I came upstairs to bed to run a bath.’

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We look after our families without a thought for ourselves. We carry on. But this morning the kids were devastated at my loss of voice, inability to walk straight and my barking cough. I could see the confusion in their faces. Like ‘how can she be ill’? I was doing okay till I saw this note. I had a long cry. I’m not used to being looked after or cared for. I’m not used to being thought about and I’m not used to being at the top of the list. That note means he thought about me. In that moment when he wrote the note he thought about me, nobody else. It’s a weird feeling but I did something good in my life and I see that in my children. I was feeling sad and sorry for myself. But I feel blessed and grateful for all that I have tonight. #feelingill #gettingbetter #blessed #feellucky

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Nadiya then explains her discovery of the gift: ‘At the end of the bed I’ve got this note that says ‘4 u ma’, and check this out, underneath, an inhaler and a chamber.’

‘I’ve had a horrible cough and he thought that might help – and I’m not even asthmatic.’

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Nadiya sounds as though she is fighting back tears as shares just how touched she is by her son’s sweet gesture: ‘And now I’m a total mess.’

The Bake Off winner shares three children with her husband Abdal, with the eldest being Musa, 12, followed by 11-year-old Dawud and Maryum, eight. The letter was written by Dawud, who concluded the note by signing off in brackets, ‘the cool one’ (Aww!!!)

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Nadiya provides more detail in the caption of her video as to why she was so taken aback by Dawud’s sweet surprise, by writing:

‘We look after our families without a thought for ourselves. We carry on. But this morning the kids were devastated at the loss of my voice, inability to walk straight and barking cough. I could see the confusion in their faces. Like ‘how can she be ill’?
‘I was doing okay ’til I saw this note. I had a long cry. I’m not used to being looked after or cared for. I’m not used to being thought about and I’m not used to being at the top of the list.’

She continues: ‘That note means he thought about me, nobody else. It’s a weird feeling but I did something good in my life and I see that in my children. I was feeling sad and sorry for myself. But I feel blessed and grateful for all that I have tonight.’

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When we book our annual holiday, I always imagine it will be relaxing and calming. Leaving me ready to take on the rest of the year. I tell myself that every year. Last year we did exactly that and we all got extremely bored. A swimming pool loses its spark after day 3! This year we went back to doing what we love and that's exploring people, a new country and getting out there. Nothing fancy. Here is a collection of faces pulled when all I wanted was a cheeeeeese! The knee encroaching on my already meagre bed space. The 'we're so tired' faces that even pizza followed by a neon blue drink as snack could not change their miserable mugs . The toilet trips,oh the toilet trips 'mum don't leave me' as I hold the perfectly lockable door. The I'm just going to rest right here on the grass because we've just walked a million miles to see one of the seven natural wonders of the world but I'll just have lie down first . Truth is I never feel rested after a holiday. Because life goes on. Before the holiday during the holiday and after it. It's exhausting and I hate the sound of my voice by the end of it but we do it. We love each other and these are our memories no matter how tiring or insane . I pray we stay strong and healthy and live happy to be able to recreate the madness every year #canada #familyholiday #madness #tiredfeet #badphotos #bestphotos #memories

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The video, which has been viewed over 40,500 times, was flooded with messages from fans who sent love and blessings to Nadiya and her sweet family.

One fan commented: ‘Hope you get better soon Nadiya. It sounds like your children learnt from you the art of being thoughtful and kind’

Another user shared their own adorable anecdote about a selfless gesture made by their child: ‘Awww. I recently looked back at some pictures of my son sending me notes while I was in the hospital (kidney failure)’

‘This same son nursed me back to health after my transplant by making me salmon and veg which I love.’

Another fan expressed all of our sentiments by commenting: ‘This melted my heart.’

There’s no better lesson to teach your child than the one that kindness is cool. Get well soon, Nadiya, it looks like you’re in good hands!